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Gill, Greene, Girls’ Nordic Look to Dominate in New Season

Gill, Greene, Girls’ Nordic Look to Dominate in New Season

Lucy McWeeny, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The Mount Greylock girl’s Nordic ski team started off the season with their first practice on last Tuesday. The team is looking forward to the 2019-2020 season, which will as usual feature seven league races and a state championship race. The team will have the usual three coaches this year -- Hila...

Boys’ Nordic Looks to Take Back State Title

Mackenzie Sheehy, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

With the first major snowfall of the season falling over the Thanksgiving break, the boys’ nordic ski team has the rare opportunity to start the season on skis. According to senior captain Nima Darafshi, “it’s more of a blessing than the team could have ever asked for,” as the team has had ver...

Boys’ Basketball Hopes for Tourney Qualification, Team Bonding

Ava Howard, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

The Mount Greylock boys’ basketball team has concluded tryouts and are gearing up to have a successful season. Coaches include Mount Greylock math teacher Bob Thistle, as well as Russ Howard and Dave Hadley. With a young team last year, the boys fell just short of making the Western Mass tournament.  ...

Cross-Country Races Into Postseason

Molly Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

Both the Mt. Greylock boys and girls Cross Country teams wrapped up their regular season with the Berkshire County Invitational on Saturday, October 26. Western Mass is now just two weeks away and will take place at Northfield Mountain in Erving, Ma. On October 2, the girls beat Taconic in their first race on thei...

Volleyball Looks Towards Western Mass Tournament

Volleyball Looks Towards Western Mass Tournament

Lucy McWeeny, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The Mount Greylock volleyball team has had an impressive season so far with a record of 12-6-0, despite having lost eight seniors from last year. After securing a spot in the Western Mass tournament with a win against Pittsfield last week, they went on to beat Mt. Everett in four sets on Wednesday, with...

Cross Country Looks to Continue Successful Season at Upcoming Home Meets

Jennah Simpson, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

After going undefeated last season, the Mt. Greylock girls’ cross country team is off to another good start. So far, the team has had five league matches, winning three and losing two. After a month on the road, they will be hosting two home meets this October. On Saturday, September 12th, the team compet...

Volleyball Adjusts to New Roster

Ava Howard, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

With fall sports beginning, the Mount Greylock Volleyball Team has been laying a foundation for a new season. The team had a successful season last year, but after losing eight seniors, the team is still adjusting to the new roster.  Last year, “the team was very good because we had some very sk...

Golf Starts Season 2-2

Eva Myers, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

As students enter the third week of school this season, the golf season has started the season off with a record of 2-2. This season’s team is coached by Mitchell Spooner and Casey Conry, with the help of student captain Brayden Smith.  "We could not do anything without the coaches. They are ab...

Football Merger Brings Mixed Emotions, Adjustments to Greylock

Laura Dupuis, Features Editor

September 17, 2019

After experiencing a low projected turnout this past spring for the fall season, the Mount Greylock football team merged with former opponent, Drury High School.  The Mount Greylock administration decided that although there were not enough students to make a full team, the students should still get...

Boys’ Soccer Shuffled Defense Joins Returning Offense

Jackie Wells, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

After a 10-7-2 record and journey all the way to the Western Mass semifinals last year, this year’s boys’ varsity soccer captains hope to steer the Mounties through another successful season.  The team returns with the same goals they start every season with: qualify for the tournament, win th...

Sportlight: Finn Welch

Sportlight: Finn Welch

Lucy McWeeny, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

The Echo interviewed Finn Welch, a senior and captain of the Greylock Boys’ Soccer Team, about his interest in and passion for soccer.  Echo: How long have you been playing soccer for? Welch: I’ve been playing since I was about five, and my first word was “ball.” Soccer is a big thing in m...

Boys’ Track Sees Success in Invites, Early League

Boys’ Track Sees Success in Invites, Early League

Jackie Wells, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019

With spring sports up and running (and jumping and throwing) again, the boys’ track team is off to a strong start to their season with impressive performances at invitationals and undefeated league status. With many experienced returnees and a load of newcomers, the boys have ambitious goals for t...

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